SUMIYA, Hiyoshi - Peacefully passed away on July 22, 2013 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Kaneko Sumiya. Loving Dad of Bonnie (Barry), Maeko (Paul) and Nonie (Alex). Cherished Grandpa of 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Survived by his brother Mits (Gloria) and sister Misaye (late Alex). Predeceased by his brothers Yasuyoshi, Chikayoshi, Hideyoshi (Akiko) and sister Yoshiye. The family wishes to thank the staff at Canterbury Place and The Freeman Centre for their care and support of Dad. Visitation will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home, North York Chapel, 6191 Yonge St. (south of Steeles) on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of his life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers\koden, donations may be made to The Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care. Phone number is 416-756-6944.
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Published in the Toronto Star on July 25, 2013